FabFilter Pro-C 2 (Compressor) (Plugin Review)

FabFilter Pro-C 2


Ease of Use


Clean Intuitive Interface




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Fabfilter products are always one of the best tools in the music plugin markets, and now, we have the Pro-C 2.

Pro-C 2 is a high-quality compressor tool/plugin that can be used to do all sorts of audio signal processing, whether you need to balance a mix, a touch in the mastering bus, gluing layers of synths/drums/pads, and all sort of compressing related tasks.

The Fabfilter Pro-C 2 took it to the next level by featuring an auto-gain (it would automatically adjust the gain for you), an auto-release (no need of tinkering the release knobs, a side-chain triggering, a variable stereo linking, a mid/side processing and more features in just a single intuitive interface.

The award-winning compressor has fully redesigned the interface in the Pro-C 2 which are:

  • An Animated Level/knee that Helps in Displaying When, Why, and How the Compression Is Applied to Your Incoming Audio Signal.
  • Level Meters – This Displays the Actual Peak and Loudness Values, Lastly
  • Side-Chain Eq: Helps in Filtering Sounds the Way You Like.

Video Overview

►Key Features:

  • Animated Level Knee Displays and Accurate Peak/loudness Metering
  • Side-Chain Eq Section, with Customizable Hp and Lp Filters
  • Program-Dependent Attack and Release Curves
  • Intelligent Auto Gain
  • Super-Fast Attack Times
  • Variable Stereo Linking and Mid/side Processing, with Mid-Only, Side-Only, M > S and S > M Processing
  • Audition Triggering Option; Helping You to Hear What Parts of The audio Pro-C 2 Is Triggering and How Much Compression Is Taking Place
  • Midi Learn
  • Undo/redo and A/b Comparison
  • And Many More

►System Requirements:

  • Mac ( OSX 10.5 and later [32 & 64-bit] ) | Windows ( 7 and later [32 & 64-bit]  )
  • AU | Vst | Vst 2/3

Fabfilter Pro-C 2 Isn’t Recommended If…

  • You want a super simple compressor tool that requires a little mouse click
  • You don’t want a multi-purpose compressor tool
  • You don’t want/find any of the key features listed above useful
  • You are on a tight budget
  • and…

Fabfilter Pro-C 2 Is Recommended If…

  • You want to carefully control the audio signal using a handy of featured tools in Pro-C 2
  • You don’t have the tools/features mentioned above in your existing plugins library, and you need them badly
  • You have the Budget
  • then…

Get Pro-C 2

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